1957 Washington Senators season

1957 Washington Senators
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Calvin Griffith (majority owner, with Thelma Griffith Haynes)
General manager(s) Calvin Griffith
Manager(s) Chuck Dressen and Cookie Lavagetto
Local television WTTG
Local radio WWDC (FM)
(Chuck Thompson, Bob Wolff)
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The 1957 Washington Senators won 55 games, lost 99, and finished in eighth place in the American League. They were managed by Chuck Dressen and Cookie Lavagetto and played home games at Griffith Stadium. The Senators set a Major League record which still stands for the fewest stolen bases by a team in a season, with only 13.[1]

Offseason

Regular season

Season standings

American League W L Pct. GB
New York Yankees9856.636--
Chicago White Sox9064.5848
Boston Red Sox8272.53216
Detroit Tigers7876.50620
Baltimore Orioles7676.50021
Cleveland Indians7677.49721.5
Kansas City Athletics5994.38638.5
Washington Senators5599.35743

Record vs. opponents

1957 American League Records

Sources:
Team BAL BOS CWS CLE DET KC NYY WSH
Baltimore 8–1410–12–19–129–1316–5–19–1315–7
Boston 14–88–1412–1010–1216–68–1414–8
Chicago 12–10–114–814–811–1114–88–1417–5
Cleveland 12–910–128–1411–1111–119–1315–7
Detroit 13–912–1011–1111–118–1410–1213–9
Kansas City 5–16–16–168–1411–1114–83–1912–10
New York 13–914–814–813–912–1019–313–9
Washington 7–158–145–177–159–1310–129–13

Notable transactions

Roster

1957 Washington Senators
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

Player stats

Batting

Starters by position

Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI

Other batters

Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI

Pitching

Starting pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Other pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Ted Abernathy26852106.7850
Bob Chakales418.1015.4012

Relief pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Evelio Hernández140004.2515

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AA Chattanooga Lookouts Southern Association Cal Ermer
A Charlotte Hornets Sally League Gene Verble
B Kinston Eagles/Wilson Tobs Carolina League Pete Suder
B Midland/Lamesa Indians Southwestern League Johnny Welaj and Hank O'Neal
C Missoula Timberjacks Pioneer League Jack McKeon
D Fort Walton Beach Jets Alabama–Florida League Neal Cobb
D Superior Senators Nebraska State League Ray Baker
D Elmira Pioneers New York–Penn League Bill Brightwell

Kinston franchise transferred to Wilson and renamed, May 11, 1957; Midland franchise transferred to Lamesa, August 1, 1957

Notes

References

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